Metre Magazine

Metre, a magazine of international poetry, ran for seventeen issues between 1995 and 2005. Edited for the most part by Justin Quinn and David Wheatley, it presented original poetry, reviews, interviews and essays by a host of acclaimed and a number of emerging poets and writers. These included: A. R. Ammons, Samuel Beckett, Anne Carson, Michael Donaghy, Paul Farley, Louise Glück, Jorie Graham, Marilyn Hacker, Seamus Heaney, Edward Hirsch, Thomas Kinsella, Philip Larkin, Michael Longley, Derek Mahon, W. S. Merwin, Edwin Morgan, Paul Muldoon, Les Murray, Don Paterson, Christopher Reid, Denise Riley, Helen Vendler, Richard Zenith, and many others. Also published in the magazine, poets Harry Clifton, Vona Groarke, Evan Rail and Jane Yeh have each published interim collections with Metre Editions.

All 17 issues of the magazine with contributions by all of the 300+ contributors are available to consult free of charge online at
This site presents a database of PDFs of original contributions to the magazine, and is hosted by the Faculty of Arts, Charles University Prague, under the auspices of the Centre for Irish Studies.